Jeffrey M. Levy has resigned
from his position as president and chief operating officer
of EMCOR Group, Inc. Levy will remain with the company in
an advisory role during a transition period before leaving
to pursue other interests.
Frank T. MacInnis, EMCOR's
chairman and chief executive officer, will assume the title
and duties of president until a successor to Levy has been
David Burney was appointed
commissioner of the New York City Department of Design and
Construction. Burney is a licensed architect with over 30
years of experience in construction and design. Since 1990,
Burney has directed the design and capital improvement division
of the New York City Housing Authority.
R. Randy Lee, of Leewood Real
Estate Group, was named "Man of the Year" by the
Building Industry Association of New York City. Lee was also
named the first inductee to the association's "Hall of
Jake Bidosky was elected president
of Allied Building Metal Industries Inc. Bidosky serves as
vice president of American Bridge Company, Inc., Eastern District
of Pearl River, N.Y.
Dennis Weller, president and
chief executive officer of Structural Associates, Inc., received
the Contractor of the Year award from Associated Builders
Reuben Samuels, an expert on
underground construction and a former executive of Thomas
Crimmins Contracting Co., a New York City-based contractor
specializing in foundations and underground construction,
died Feb. 17 at his home in Paramus, N.J. He was 78.
EDAW, Inc. named Angus Robertson
senior associate and William Kuhl vice president.
Chris LaTuso was
named vice president of HDR's White Plains office.
Thomas Misciagna was elected
president of the Bergen County Building and Construction Trades
Council, AFL-CIO. He serves as assistant business manager
of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local
164 in Paramus, N.J.
Jonathan Romig, AIA, joined
the New York office of Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum Inc. as
a principal and the new director of science and technology.
Norman Rijo joined Vanguard
Construction & Development as account executive.
David Carpenter joined Meltzer/Mandl
Architects, P.C. in the newly created position of director
Gregory Kelly was named metro
district manager for Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas,
Inc. He replaces Michael Francese who is retiring but will
remain with the firm as a consultant.
Dr. Trevor Deeks joined Skanska
USA Building Inc.'s Science & Technology Division as a
senior consultant of Skanska's Pharmaceutical Group.
Tracey Appelbaum joined MacFarlane
Partners as a principal responsible for investment and development
activities along the East Coast.
The Thornton-Tomasetti Group promoted Mihai
Voiculescu, CIPE; Wayne G. Hubbard,
P.E.; Boris Gimelshteyn and
Eric Hammarberg, Associate AIA
as senior associates.
Richard Caspe, P.E., was appointed
director of special projects for Dvirka and Bartilucci.
Robert A. Klein, AIA, has rejoined
HLW Strategies after a three-year hiatus.